Ocean Grove, NJ

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Ocean Grove Profile


Overview

Ocean Grove is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 3,316 people and just one neighborhood, Ocean Grove is the 378th largest community in New Jersey. Ocean Grove has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Housing costs in Ocean Grove are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

Occupations and Workforce

Ocean Grove is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ocean Grove is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ocean Grove who work in sales jobs (21.03%), office and administrative support (12.04%), and business and financial occupations (10.94%).

Also of interest is that Ocean Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Ocean Grove is also a town of artists. Ocean Grove has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ocean Grove’s character.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Ocean Grove is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

One of the nice things about Ocean Grove is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

In Ocean Grove, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Ocean Grove is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Ocean Grove Demographics

Ocean Grove is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.61% of adults in Ocean Grove have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Ocean Grove in 2010 was $46,467, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $185,868 for a family of four. However, Ocean Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ocean Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ocean Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ocean Grove include Irish, English, German, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Ocean Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ocean Grove 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Ocean Grove 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Ocean Grove 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Early Childhood Center
11 Memorial Drive
Neptune, NJ, 07753
PK-PK
Neptune High School
55 Neptune Boulevard
Neptune, NJ, 07753
09-12
Neptune Middle School
2300 Heck Avenue
Neptune, NJ, 07753
06-08
Gables Elementary School
1 Gables Court
Neptune, NJ, 07753
PK-05
Green Grove Elementary School
909 Green Grove Road
Neptune, NJ, 07753
PK-05
Midtown Community Elementary School
1155 Corlies Ave
Neptune, NJ, 07753
PK-05
Shark River Hills Elementary School
312 Brighton Avenue
Neptune, NJ, 07753
PK-05
Summerfiled Elementary School
1 Summerfield La
Neptune, NJ, 07753
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.9% 37.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.5% 32.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 5.5%

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